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Effects of Heat and Moisture Exchanger in Combination With Air Forced Warming Blankets or Warming Intravenous Solutions on Intraoperative Hypothermia Prevention in Obese and Non Obese Patients During Intravenous Anesthesia

2014-07-23 21:11:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the present study was to evaluate if the combination of heat and moisture exchanger with air forced warming blankets or warming intravenous fluids prevents intraoperative hypothermia in obese and non obese women under target controlled infusion-total intravenous anaesthesia (TCI-TIVA) during lower abdominal surgery.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Hypothermia

Location

College of Medicine of Botucatu
Botucatu
São Paulo
Brazil

Status

Completed

Source

UPECLIN HC FM Botucatu Unesp

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:32-0400

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